Gary Lineker on new Who Do You Think You Are?

Gary Lineker and Minnie Driver are among the stars who will feature on the 10th series of Who Do You Think You Are?

BBC1’s popular genealogicial show Who Do you Think You Are? will also focus on the ancestors of 1960s icon Marianne Faithful, The Apprentice mentor Nick Hewer, actresses Lesley Sharp and Una Stubbs, comedian Sarah Millican, Nigel Havers, EastEnders’ Nitin Ganatra and veteran BBC correspondent John Simpson

Gary’s episode is a journey of contrasts, from a three-times convicted great-grandfather on one side of his family to another great-grandfather who became a legal clerk after humble beginnings.

Production company Wall to Wall’s executive producer Alex Graham said: “This 10th series shows Who Do You Think You Are? has become a jewel in the TV schedule every year. Once again we are privileged to share the most personal stories of some of our best-known stars. This is about celebrity stories which you will not see or hear anywhere else – sometimes tragic, sometimes funny, but always compelling.”

Who Do You Think You Are? is likely to screen on BBC1 in late July.